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[image]LANDSAT PHOTOS - NASA
LANDSAT PHOTOS
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[image]Pennisula Landsat - NASA/Langley Research Center (NASA-LaRC)
Infrared Landsat of the Pennisula and Norfolk, Hampton Roads - Pennisula and Norfolk view..
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[image]Coastal Change, Amazon River Mouth: Image of the Day - NASA -- Astronaut photograph eol.jsc.nasa.gov/scripts/sseop/photo.pl?mission=ISS010&roll=E&frame=13029 ISS010-E-13029 was acquired January 13, 2005 with a Kodak 760C digital camera with an 400 mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, Johnson Space Center. The spaceflight.nasa.gov/home/index.html International Space Station Program supports the laboratory to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosmonauts can be viewed at the NASA/JSC eol.jsc.nasa.gov/ Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth.
Over a period of approximately four years a major island near the mouth of the Amazon River has been dramatically modified as the arms of the river have shifted. In the image above, an oblique image, captured by an astronaut with a handheld camera in January 2005 (base image), is contrasted with a false-color Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) image from 2000 (inset). In the Landsat inset, green indicates rainforest, pinks and mauves are low-growing, colonizing vegetation on tidally in...
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[image]Coastal Change, Amazon River Mouth - Astronaut photograph was acquired January 13, 2005 with a Kodak 760C digital camera with an 400 mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, Johnson Space Center. The supports the laboratory to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosmonauts can be viewed at the NASA/JSC
Over a period of approximately four years a major island near the mouth of the Amazon River has been dramatically modified as the arms of the river have shifted. In the image above, an oblique image, captured by an astronaut with a handheld camera in January 2005 (base image), is contrasted with a false-color Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) image from 2000 (inset). In the Landsat inset, green indicates rainforest, pinks and mauves are low-growing, colonizing vegetation on tidally in...
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[movies]A Landsat Flyby - NASA
The Landsat program is the longest continuous global record of the Earth's surface, and continues to deliver both visually stunning and scientifically valuable images of our planet. This short video highlights Landsat's many benefits to society.
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[movies]Landsat: A Space Age Water Gauge - NASA
Water specialists Rick Allen, Bill Kramber and Tony Morse have created an innovative satellite-based method that maps agricultural water consumption.
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[image]First Landsat-7 Image - Image courtesy EROS Data Center
The first scene from Landsat 7 was acquired on Sunday, April 18. The scene includes the Sioux Falls and Yankton areas.Data reception at the EROS Data Center marks an important new responsibility for the staff at the Center and completes the original plan for locating the facility in the Sioux Falls area. For the first time in the 26 year history of the Center, direct reception from the Landsat system will be a reality.In addition to the data reception capability, Center staff will be responsible...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
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[image]Landsat 7 Reveals Large-scale Fractal Motion of Clouds : Image of the Day - NASA -- Image and caption courtesy Bob Cahalan, NASA GSFC
This Landsat 7 image of clouds off the Chilean coast near the Juan Fernandez Islands (also known as the Robinson Crusoe Islands) on September 15, 1999, shows a unique pattern called a ''von Karman vortex street.'' This pattern has long been studied in the laboratory, where the vortices are created by oil flowing past a cylindrical obstacle, making a string of vortices only several tens of centimeters long...
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[image]Landsat 7 Reveals Large-scale Fractal Motion of Clouds - Image and caption courtesy Bob Cahalan, NASA GSFC
This Landsat 7 image of clouds off the Chilean coast near the Juan Fernandez Islands (also known as the Robinson Crusoe Islands) on September 15, 1999, shows a unique pattern called a "von Karman vortex street." This pattern has long been studied in the laboratory, where the vortices are created by oil flowing past a cylindrical obstacle, making a string of vortices only several tens of centimeters long...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
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[image]Scientists Use NASA Landsat Data to Hunt for Dinosaur Fossils - Images by Barbara Summey, NASA GSFC Visualization Analysis Lab, based on Landsat 5 data provided by the Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics
In 1999, an American Museum of Natural History expedition used Landsat images like this one to locate a new site of dinosaur and early mammal fossils in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. With Landsat 5 and 7 data the scientists can identify areas comprised of sedimentary rocks where vegetation is sparse, requirements for good fossil sites. The high-resolution images also improve upon the poor previously-existing maps of the area.At the top is a true color Landsat 5 image of the Gobi desert covering the ar...
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[image]Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack - Image courtesy
This true-color image was taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on September 12, 2001, at roughly 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Visit the NASA home page for images from other satellites.
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
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[image]Guadalajara, Mexico: Image of the Day - NASA -- Image by Jesse Allen and Laura Rocchio. Landsat data provided by the landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/ Landsat Project Science Office.
Known as both the ''City of Roses'' and the ''Pearl of the West,'' Guadalajara is Mexico's second largest city with a population of more than 3 million people. The city was founded by the Spanish in 1542 and is known for its exquisite architecture. Guadalajara is nestled in a valley of the southern altiplano, or high plane, which averages 2,000 meters in elevation. The altiplano is the land between the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range to the west and the Sierra Madre Oriental to the east...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
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[image]Scientists Use NASA Landsat Data to Hunt for Dinosaur Fossils : Image of the Day - NASA -- Images by Barbara Summey, NASA GSFC Visualization Analysis Lab, based on Landsat 5 data provided by the Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics
In 1999, an American Museum of Natural History expedition used Landsat images like this one to locate a new site of dinosaur and early mammal fossils in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. With Landsat 5 and 7 data the scientists can identify areas comprised of sedimentary rocks where vegetation is sparse, requirements for good fossil sites. The high-resolution images also improve upon the poor previously-existing maps of the area...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 5; What -- Landsat
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[image]Guadalajara, Mexico - Image by Jesse Allen and Laura Rocchio. Landsat data provided by the
Known as both the “City of Roses” and the “Pearl of the West,” Guadalajara is Mexico’s second largest city with a population of more than 3 million people. The city was founded by the Spanish in 1542 and is known for its exquisite architecture.Guadalajara is nestled in a valley of the southern altiplano, or high plane, which averages 2,000 meters in elevation. The altiplano is the land between the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range to the west and the Sierra Madre Oriental to the e...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
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[image]Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack : Image of the Day - NASA -- Image courtesy landsat7.usgs.gov/ USGS Landsat 7 team, at the edc.usgs.gov/ EROS Data Center.
This true-color image was taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on September 12, 2001, at roughly 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Visit the NASA home page for www.nasa.gov/newsinfo/WTCplume.html photos from the space station and MODIS, and GlobalSecurity.org for www.globalsecurity.org/eye/wtc.htm images from other satellites.
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
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[image]Scientists Use NASA Landsat Data to Hunt for Dinosaur Fossils - Images by Barbara Summey, NASA GSFC Visualization Analysis Lab, based on Landsat 5 data provided by the Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics
In 1999, an American Museum of Natural History expedition used Landsat images like this one to locate a new site of dinosaur and early mammal fossils in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. With Landsat 5 and 7 data the scientists can identify areas comprised of sedimentary rocks where vegetation is sparse, requirements for good fossil sites. The high-resolution images also improve upon the poor previously-existing maps of the area.At the top is a true color Landsat 5 image of the Gobi desert covering the ar...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 5; What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
Downloads: 13
[image]Disappearing Lakes in Siberia: Image of the Day - NASA -- NASA images created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data obtained from the University of Maryland's glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/index.shtml Global Land Cover Facility .
eoimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/images/imagerecords/5000/5713/siberia_etm_02jul02_28.5m.jpg July 2, 2002 (Landsat 7 ETM+; 28.5 meter resolution; 2.8 MB) In the far North, short summers thaw only the top layer of the frozen ground. Beneath this shallow layer, the soil is permanently frozen -- permafrost. The permafrost is like the cement bottom of a swimming pool. Water saturates the soil above the permafrost and collects on the surface of the tundra in tens of thousands of lakes...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 1; What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
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[image]Spotted Owl Habitat - Image by Janine Savage, Global Change Master Directory, based on data from the Interagency Vegetation Mapping Project
To implement the conservation plan for the Northern spotted owl, wildlife and land managers need to locate the birds. Mapping their habitat would be prohibitively expensive over the 25-million acres of affected land if carried out by the traditional means of ground-based surveys. Instead, scientists at the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management are using satellites ? Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 ? to determine where spotted owls are likely to nest...
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[image]Receding Glacier in Iceland : Image of the Day - NASA -- Images courtesy Dorothy Hall and Janet Chien, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and Ron Beck, EROS Data Center Acknowledgements to Richard S. Williams, Jr., U.S. Geological Survey, and Oddur Sigurdsson, National Energy Authority, Iceland
For more images and animations, see www.gsfc.nasa.gov/gsfc/earth/iceland/glacier.htm Iceland's Receding Glacier. According to NASA glaciologist Dorothy Hall, Landsat data show that Iceland's Breidamerkurjökull has receded by as much as 2 km since 1973. The Breidamerkurjökull is an outlet glacier, which is part of Vatnajökull--the largest ice cap in Europe. Hall notes that all but one of the Vatnajökull's outlet glaciers, roughly 40 named glaciers in all, are currently receding...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 1; What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat; Where -- Iceland
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[image]Receding Glacier in Iceland - Images courtesy Dorothy Hall and Janet Chien, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and Ron Beck, EROS Data Center Acknowledgements to Richard S. Williams, Jr., U.S. Geological Survey, and Oddur Sigurdsson, National Energy Authority, Iceland
For more images and animations, see Iceland's Receding Glacier.According to NASA glaciologist Dorothy Hall, Landsat data show that Iceland's Breidamerkurjökull has receded by as much as 2 km since 1973. The Breidamerkurjökull is an outlet glacier, which is part of Vatnajökull--the largest ice cap in Europe. Hall notes that all but one of the Vatnajökull's outlet glaciers, roughly 40 named glaciers in all, are currently receding.Although all of Iceland's outlet glaciers are currently retreati...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 1; What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat; Where -- Iceland
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[image]Phoenix Mountains Preserve - Image courtesy based on data from the
The Phoenix Mountains Preserve consists of scattered, undeveloped islands in the middle of a sprawling city. The parks and recreation areas of the preserve are under pressure from Phoenix's spreading suburbs. Private land adjoining the preserve's parks continues to be developed, angering environmentalists and outdoor enthusiasts.In the above Landsat 7 image, the rough terrain of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve areas stands out against the regular grid of city streets, grey buildings, and green irr...
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[image]Perspective View of the Rann of Kachchh, India - Image Courtesy NASA/JPL/NIMA
The earthquake that struck western India on January 26, 2001, was the country's strongest in the past 50 years. This perspective view shows the area of the earthquake's epicenter in the lower left corner. The southern Rann of Kachchh appears in the foreground. The Rann is an area of low-lying salt flats that shows up with various shades of white and blue in this false-color Landsat image. The gray area on the middle of the image is called the Banni plains.The darker blue spots and curving lines ...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 3; What -- SRTM; What -- Landsat
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[image]Western Namibia: Image of the Day - NASA -- NASA Image Of The Day
The Republic of Namibia, along southern Africa's Atlantic coast, can be divided into three general landscape categories. The westernmost part of the country is the earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17050 Namib Desert, kept hyper-arid by the Atlantic's cold Benguela Current. Running north to south through the middle of the country is the Central Plateau, home to the country's arable land...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat; Where -- Namibia
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[image]Phoenix Mountains Preserve : Image of the Day - NASA -- Image courtesy aria.arizona.edu/ Arizona Regional Image Archive, based on data from the landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/ Landsat 7 Science Team.
The Phoenix Mountains Preserve consists of scattered, undeveloped islands in the middle of a sprawling city. The parks and recreation areas of the preserve are under pressure from Phoenix's spreading suburbs. Private land adjoining the preserve's parks continues to be developed, angering environmentalists and outdoor enthusiasts. In the above Landsat 7 image, the rough terrain of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve areas stands out against the regular grid of city streets, grey buildings, and green ir...
Keywords: What -- Phoenix; What -- Landsat 7; What -- Landsat
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[image]Fires in Montana and Alberta - Image by Jesse Allen based on data from the Landsat Project Office. GIS layers by Ned Gardiner, American Museum of Natural History.
This high-resolution Landsat image from July 28, 2003, shows the fires in and around Glacier National Park, Montana. Bright plumes of smoke spread over much of the park, which is at upper right. The fires were still burning as of August 6. Sensor: ADEOS/ADEOS.
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Montana
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[image]Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina - NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data obtained courtesy of the University of Maryland’s
Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina encompasses mountains, lakes, forests, and glaciers in the Andes along the Chilean border. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization declared this area a World Heritage Site in 1981. The park provides a home for guanacos, pumas, foxes, and many bird and fish species.This Landsat image, acquired on October 14, 2001, shows the southern portion of Los Glaciares National Park...
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Argentina
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[movies]25 Years of Landsat 5 - NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Video on Landsat 5's anniversary.
Keywords: What -- Landsat 5
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[image]Rodeo and Chediski Fires in Arizona - Image provided by the Satellite Systems Branch.
This image from the Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) shows the combined Rodeo and Chediski Fires on June 29, 2002. The eastern part of the fire was the Rodeo Fire and the western was the Chediski Fire. The two large fires, one allegedly due to arson, and the other by a lost hiker, consumed almost half a million acres. The combined fire was the largest and most expensive fire in Arizona?s known history, costing more than $30 million before it was contained.In this false-color image, v...
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[image]The Tour de France Visits Courchevel - NASA image by Robert Simmon, based on ETM+ data provided by the UMD
As the riders of the 2005 Tour de France bike race gasp across the finishing line on the mountaintop at Courchevel, France, at the end of the race’s 10th stage on July 12, 2005, they probably won't want to think about the fact that even with the grueling 192.5 kilometers (119.6 miles) they put in that day, they are not quite half way through the famous race’s 3,607-kilometer (2,241-mile) circuit around the country.This Landsat satellite image from July 30, 2001, shows the terrain in southeas...
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- France
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[image]Spotted Owl Habitat - Image by Janine Savage, Global Change Master Directory, based on data from the Interagency Vegetation Mapping Project
To implement the conservation plan for the Northern spotted owl, wildlife and land managers need to locate the birds. Mapping their habitat would be prohibitively expensive over the 25-million acres of affected land if carried out by the traditional means of ground-based surveys. Instead, scientists at the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management are using satellites -- Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 -- to determine where spotted owls are likely to nest...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 5
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[image]Araca River - Image provided by the Satellite Systems Branch.
Brazil’s Araca River is a tributary of the Negro River, which feeds into the Amazon.This image was acquired by Landsat 7’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor on March 3, 1999. This is a false-color composite image made using shortwave infrared, near infrared, and green wavelengths. The image has also been sharpened using the sensor’s panchromatic band. Sensor: Landsat 7/ETM+. Data Start Date: 3/3/99.
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[image]Aleutian Clouds - Image provided by the Satellite Systems Branch
These cloud formations were seen over the western Aleutian Islands. Their color variations are probably due to differences in temperature and in the size of water droplets that make up the clouds.This image was acquired by Landsat 7’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor on June 16, 2000. Sensor: Landsat 7/ETM+. Data Start Date: 6/16/00.
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7
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[image]Ivory-billed Woodpecker Habitat - NASA image by Robert Simmon, based on data provided by the
Surrounded by farmland, crossed by an interstate highway, and located less than 75 miles from Arkansas’ capital and largest city, the 55,000-acre Cache River National Wildlife Refuge hardly seems wilderness enough to be harboring any secrets. But between 2004 and 2005, this small refuge within Arkansas’ “Big Woods” revealed just how valuable a treasure it hides in its secret cache: the ivory-billed woodpecker, which had been presumed extinct for 60 years.In this image from NASA’s Lands...
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[image]Minturn Formation, Colorado - NASA image created Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data provided courtesy of the University of Maryland’s
Roughly 300 million years ago, the Ancestral Rocky Mountains towered over what is now Colorado. At the western base of this ancient chain of granite peaks was an inland sea. Over time, the Ancestral Rocky Mountains completely eroded, leaving Colorado a flat place. Shallow seas alternately invaded and retreated in the tens of millions of years that followed. The current Rocky Mountains began to rise about 70 million years ago...
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Colorado
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[image]Twin Views of Anchorage, Alaska - Image courtesy Rich Irish,
This pair of images compares the views of two similar sensors over Anchorage, Alaska, on the morning of June 2, 2001. The top scene was acquired by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) aboard the Earth Observer-1. Each image uses the 1.65, µm, 0.79 µm, and .565 µm wavelength bands as red, green, and blue, respectively. Both sensors were designed to measure similar wavelengths at similar resolutions...
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Alaska
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[image]Dragon Lake, Siberia - Image provided by the Satellite Systems Branch
Nicknamed “Dragon Lake,” this body of water is formed by the Bratskove Reservoir, built along the Angara river in southern Siberia, near the city of Bratsk. This image was acquired in winter, when the lake is frozen.This image was acquired by Landsat 7’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor on December 19, 1999. This is a natural color composite image made using blue, green, and red wavelengths...
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[image]Sierra Madre Oriental in Coahuila, Mexico - Image provided by the Satellite Systems Branch
This desolate landscape is part of the Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range, on the border between the Coahuila and Nuevo Leon provinces of Mexico.This image was acquired by Landsat 7’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor on November 28, 1999. This is a false-color composite image made using shortwave infrared, infrared, and green wavelengths. The image has also been sharpened using the sensor’s panchromatic band...
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[image]Von Karman Vortices over Broutona - Image provided by the Satellite Systems Branch
These Von Karman vortices formed over the islands of Broutona, Chirpoy, and Brat Chirpoyev (“Chirpoy’s Brother”), all part of the Kuril Islands chain between Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula and Japan.This image was acquired by the Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor on May 6, 2000. This is a false-color composite image made using infrared, near-infrared, and red wavelengths. The image has also been sharpened using the sensor’s panchromatic band...
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[image]Larsen Ice Shelf, Antarctica - Image courtesy Landsat 7 Science Team and NASA GSFC
Warmer surface temperatures over just a few months in the Antarctic can splinter an ice shelf and prime it for a major collapse, NASA and university scientists report in the latest issue of the Journal of Glaciology.Using satellite images of tell-tale melt water on the ice surface and a sophisticated computer simulation of the motions and forces within an ice shelf, the scientists demonstrated that added pressure from surface water filling crevasses can crack the ice entirely through...
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[image]Pothole Lakes in Siberia - NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data obtained courtesy of the University of Maryland’s .
When the Pleistocene Ice Age reached its peak around 22,000 years ago, continent-spanning glaciers covered large sections of North America and Eurasia like a sheet. As the Ice Age waned, the glaciers retreated. Occasionally large chunks of ice broke off from the glacier and became surrounded or even buried by soil and rock debris deposited by the melting ice sheet. Eventually, the blocks of ice also melted, leaving behind a depression in the ground...
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[image]Grand Canyon - Landsat data provided courtesy of the Landsat Project Office, and mosaiced by Ron Hayes. Elevation data obtained from the National Elevation Dataset (NED), a seamless raster product derived primarily from the USGS 30-m Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), along with higher resolution data where available. Visualization by Jesse Allen.
The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River cuts through the salmon-colored rock of northern Arizona’s Colorado Plateau in this westward-looking image made from a combination of observations collected by the Landsat satellite and topographic information collected from National Elevation Dataset (NED). The Little Colorado is flowing in from the east (bottom) across the Painted Desert to join the Colorado River as the big river cuts into the Kaibab Plateau, to the north, and the Coconino Plateau, to ...
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[image]Hurricane Damage in Biloxi, Mississippi - Astronaut photograph was acquired on September 8, 2005, with a Kodak 760C digital camera with a 400 mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, Johnson Space Center. The supports the laboratory to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosmonauts can be viewed at the . Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper data is provided by the Applied Science Directorate at Stennis Space Center.
The port town of Biloxi, Mississippi, experienced significant damage when Hurricane Katrina came ashore on August 29, 2005. Biloxi was established in 1838 following Mississippi statehood in 1817. The town was a favorite vacation destination for residents of other Gulf Coast cities, particularly New Orleans, throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Keesler Air Force Base was established in Biloxi in 1947; the runways are visible to the west of the downtown area in the top image...
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Mississippi
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[image]Larsen Ice Shelf, Antarctica - Image courtesy Landsat 7 Science Team and NASA GSFC
Warmer surface temperatures over just a few months in the Antarctic can splinter an ice shelf and prime it for a major collapse, NASA and university scientists report in the latest issue of the <cite>Journal of Glaciology.</cite>Using satellite images of tell-tale melt water on the ice surface and a sophisticated computer simulation of the motions and forces within an ice shelf, the scientists demonstrated that added pressure from surface water filling crevasses can crack the ice ent...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7
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[image]ERT / LANDSAT SATELLITE AND LAKE MICHIGAN - NASA/Glenn Research Center
ERT / LANDSAT SATELLITE AND LAKE MICHIGAN
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Michigan
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[image]Extensive Fires in the Amazon: Image of the Day - NASA -- Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC
Although ../Features/Deforestation/ deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest slowed in the late 1990s, the rate is increasing again in the 21st century. From July 2001 through June 2002 25,500 square kilometers of Brazil's Amazon Rainforest were cut down or burned. The average for the 1990s was about 18,000 km2 of forest destroyed per year, with a peak of 29,000 km2 destroyed in 1995. The Brazilian www.inpe.br/english/ National Space Research Institute (INPE) used data from NASA's landsat.gsfc.nas...
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Bolivia
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[image]Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack - Image courtesy at the
This true-color image was taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on September 12, 2001, at roughly 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time.Visit the USGS Landsat 7 site for additional Landsat imagery, the NASA home page for photos from the space station and MODIS, and GlobalSecurity.org for images from other satellites. Sensor: Landsat 7/ETM+. Data Start Date: 9/12/01.
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7
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[image]ERT / LANDSAT SATELLITE AND LAKE MICHIGAN - NASA/Glenn Research Center
ERT / LANDSAT SATELLITE AND LAKE MICHIGAN
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Michigan
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[image]ERT / LANDSAT SATELLITE AND LAKE MICHIGAN - NASA/Glenn Research Center
ERT / LANDSAT SATELLITE AND LAKE MICHIGAN
Keywords: What -- Landsat; Where -- Michigan
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[movies]Changes in Glacier Bay: Muir Glacier - NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
Note: Changes in Glacier Bays Muir Glacier from 1973 to 1986. Animator: Jim Strong (NASA/GSFC), Dave Pape (NASA). Scientist: Dorothy Hall (NASA/GSFC), Janet Chien (NASA/GSFC). Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets: Landsat-1/MSS, Landsat-2/MSS, Landsat-3/MSS, Landsat-4/MSS.
Keywords: Cryology, Glacier, Physical geography; What -- Landsat 1; What -- Landsat 2; What -- Landsat 3; What -- Landsat 4
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[image]Landsat 7 - First Cloud-free Image of Yellowstone National Park - Image by Rich Irish, NASA GSFC
This image of Yellowstone Lake, in the center of Yellowstone National Park, was taken by Landsat 7 on July 13, 1999. Bands 5 (1.65µm),4 (.825µm), and 2 (.565µm) were used for red, green, and blue, respectively. Water appears blue/black, snow light blue, mature forest red/green, young forest pink, and grass and fields appear light green.Southwest of the lake is young forest that is growing in the wake of the widespread fires of 1988.For more information, see: Landsat 7 Fact Sheet Landsat 7 in ...
Keywords: What -- Landsat 7
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NASA -- Astronaut photograph eol.jsc.nasa.gov/scripts/sseop/photo.pl?mission=ISS010&roll=E&frame=13029 ISS010-E-13029 was acquired January 13, 2005 with a Kodak 760C digital camera with an 400 mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, Johnson Space Center. The spaceflight.nasa.gov/home/index.html International Space Station Program supports the laboratory to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosmonauts can be viewed at the NASA/JSC eol.jsc.nasa.gov/ Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth.
Astronaut photograph was acquired January 13, 2005 with a Kodak 760C digital camera with an 400 mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, Johnson Space Center. The supports the laboratory to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosmonauts can be viewed at the NASA/JSC
Image courtesy EROS Data Center

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